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King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia: A Leader of Consequence

Ambassador Ford Fraker

S. Rob Sobhani's King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia: A Leader of Consequence, is a remarkably insightful and detailed tribute to an important and influential twenty-first-century head of state. In preparing this book, Sobhani traveled to the ...

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Saudi Arabia and the Oil Price Collapse

Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.)

I’ve been asked to speak about the geopolitical aspects of Saudi Arabia’s decision to continue producing petroleum at previous levels despite falling oil prices.

Last June, oil sold at as much as $115 per barrel. Now ...

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H.M. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud


King Abdullah

The Middle East Policy Council wishes to express our condolences to the people of Saudi Arabia on the passing of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. He led the Kingdom on a path of development, reform and peace, and was a valued partner to the United States. May his soul rest in peace.

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